law of similars n.
A principle of homeopathic medicine stating that a drug capable of producing morbid symptoms in a healthy person will cure similar symptoms occurring as a manifestation of disease.
noun, Trigonometry. 1. a law stating that the ratio of a side of a plane triangle to the sine of the opposite angle is the same for all three sides. 2. a law stating that the ratio of the sine of an arc of a spherical triangle to the sine of the opposite angle is […]
- Law of succession
noun the laws regarding the appointment or replacement of a head of state or monarch
noun 1. Geology. a basic law of geochronology, stating that in any undisturbed sequence of rocks deposited in layers, the youngest layer is on top and the oldest on bottom, each layer being younger than the one beneath it and older than the one above it. law of superposition
- Law of supply and demand
noun 1. the theory that prices are determined by the interaction of supply and demand: an increase in supply will lower prices if not accompanied by increased demand, and an increase in demand will raise prices unless accompanied by increased supply